“Clears the bar for horse fanciers.” —Kirkus

Jessica Burkhart

Region: Midwest

Categories: Middle Grade Young Adult

Genres: Fantasy Fiction LGBTQIA+

Jessica Burkhart (jessicaburkhart.com) is the author of the best-selling 20-book middle grade series, Canterwood Crest, with over 1 million copies in print in multiple languages. Her other works include the Unicorn Magic chapter book series and the stand-alone YA novel, Wild Hearts. She made her editorial debut with Life Inside My Mind: 31 Authors Share Their Personal Struggles—a YA anthology about mental health. Jess’s new series, Saddlehill Academy, is a Canterwood Crest spinoff for middle school readers coming in summer 2023. She lives in Illinois and loves doing writing workshops and school visits when she’s not catching Pokémon or playing Animal Crossing.  

Books by Jessica Burkhart

Region: Midwest

Categories: Middle Grade Young Adult

Genres: Fantasy Fiction LGBTQIA+